Corporate Profile

He has been a leading figure in Private Client Asset Management for 15 years and set new standards in client service for private clients through his original company APPLETON as well as through its development WARWICK. Warwick Wealth are a Private Banking operation.

Mr. Ian Kilbride graduated from Warwick University’s School of Law in 1984 and has spent the years since 1987 working in the financial services industry. He is an approved director and asset manager in four regulated jurisdictions: Isle of Man, Guernsey, Mauritius and South Africa.

He is a member of the South African Investment Analysts Society, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a member of the Financial Planning Institute. Kilbride has been involved over the last ten years in the formation of several trust and investment operations, principally in the “Private Wealth Management” field.

In that time he has also acted as CEO and or director of listed companies on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). In each case his family were, or became, material shareholders in those entities.

He has sat on the Legal and Compliance Committee of the Fund Managers Association of South Africa (FMASA)and was one of the associations founding members in 1995. He is, in addition, a Commissioner of Oaths in South Africa.

Kilbride is the Chairman Trustee, of the KiDS Foundation, a charitable educational trust he set up in 1994 with a close friend Tessa DeBeer-Smit. In 2007 the foundation celebrated its 13th anniversary and now educates 100 disadvantaged children across South Africa.

Born in Lancashire, England in 1962, Kilbride is married with two sons and although he travels extensively, he still sees Cape Town South Africa, where he has lived for twenty two years, as his home. He remains, however, a committed Evertonian!